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Poland voters approve 2023-24 budget


On May 16, Poland Central School District voters approved the district’s $17,531,793 budget for the 2023-24 school year.


The budget proposition passed with 64.2% voter approval; 115 yes votes and 64 no votes.


Compared to the 2022-23 school year, the proposal carries a tax levy increase of 2.00%, which is under the calculated tax levy limit of 8.09%, and calls for a spending increase of 7.00%.


More information about the budget is available on the school budget section of the district website.


Board of education election


One candidate, Danielle Allen, sought election to the board of education while there were two open seats. Allen received 131 votes. 


The seats are for five-year terms from July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2028. When only one person submits a nominating petition to be on the Board of Education when there are two open seats, the person who receives the most write-in votes would fill the second seat. Shauna Douglass received the most write-in votes with 46.


The following two people were elected to the Poland Board of Education:

Danielle Allen

Shauna Douglass